In the Classroom
You can help your child practice at home! If you see your child upset, say "I can see that you are upset, take a deep breath with me. How is your body feeling?" Recognition of feelings is the first step in regulating our emotions. This is helpful practice for adults too!
4th and 5th grade lessons will focus on handling put-downs, and the difference between teasing, mean behavior, and bullying.
Fargo Public Schools identifies bullying behavior as having three important components:
• Bullying is aggressive behavior that involves unwanted negative actions
• Bullying involves a pattern of behavior repeated over time
• Bullying involves an imbalance of power or strength
Please wear Red on Monday, February 14th to celebrate Kindness!
National School Counseling Week
Fargo Public Schools’ Counseling Program follows the standards set by ASCA (American School Counseling Association). Elementary School Counselors help in the identified areas of:
Personal and Social Development
School Counseling services include:
Classroom Guidance Lessons
Small group counseling
Individual brief counseling (6-8 sessions)
Family support services
Assistance with basic needs and resources
Please read the following document for more information on School Counseling Programs!